With a theme of “Faithful to the Finish,” the 2015 GBC State Preaching Conference is designed to encourage ministers in sharing the Gospel, says John Darsey, conference president. “Times are difficult and a lot of us are in different places in ministry,” says Darsey, pastor of Redeemer Church of Madison, a two-year-old church plant. “We […]
Joanna Breault, writing in Christianity Today, recounts a conversation Taylor Swift had with her brother who had seen a man with a cat on his head. Taylor indicated that if she had seen the man with a cat for a hat she would be torn between wanting to respect the man’s privacy and wishing she […]
The Georgia Baptist Convention Executive Committee meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 15 was both positive and productive.
Georgia Baptists are reinventing themselves with a new focus, a new organizational structure, and a new name that better communicates their mission and identity. The new direction was rolled out to state missionaries on Sept. 14 at the Baptist Missions and Ministry Center in Duluth and shared with the Executive Committee on Sept. 15. The […]
In my day-to-day work among Georgia Baptists I get so much joy from serving the ministers in our churches across the state. Having grown up in the home of a Southern Baptist pastor, I have a deep love and appreciation for those pastors and staff ministers who are serving among our Georgia Baptist congregations. I […]
With additional reporting by Joe Westbury, managing editor PALMETTO — Dr. James H. “Jim” Griffith, 89, executive director emeritus of the Georgia Baptist Convention, died on Thursday, May 7, at Southwest Christian Hospice in Union City. He had been admitted to the facility on Wednesday in failing health. Griffith served the state convention in the […]